Period 4 (1450-1750)

Main

Renaissance

1400 - 1600

Beginnings of Atlantic Slave Trade

1441

Portuguese Maritime Exploration

1450 - 1600

Songhay Empire

1450 - 1591

Inca Empire Established

1450

Zheng He's VoyagesEnd

1453

Columbus's Voyage to the Americas

1492

Safavid Empire

1501 - 1722

Ottoman Empire Begins

1520

Spanish Conquest of Aztecs and Incas

1520 - 1530

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1707

Spanish Takeover of Philippines

1565

Tokugawa Shogunate Begins

1603